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It is free to text Shout 85258 from all major mobile networks in the UK.
Resources for mental wellbeing
If you're finding things tough and struggling to cope, we've got some resources that can help. Whether you're a student looking for support, or you're wanting to find ways to cope with loneliness or anxiety, take a look at our resources section for support.
Supporting mothers with maternal mental health
To mark Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, Shout Clinician Laura shares some tips for how you can look after your mental wellbeing during pregnancy and beyond. This year’s theme is ‘Journey to Recovery’ and we’ve highlighted some of the steps mums can take to support their mental wellbeing during this time.
Deaf awareness week: supporting the Deaf community through text
We asked our D/deaf volunteers about some of the barriers the D/deaf community can face when it comes to finding mental health support.
Coping with easing out of the lockdown
The easing of lockdown brings opportunities to see friends and wider family, to re-engage in outside hobbies and to get back to the jobs we may greatly value. But for many of us, even the happy, exciting and much anticipated changes can be challenging for our mental health.
What is burnout and how can you avoid it?
What is burnout and how can you overcome it?
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What kind of issues can I text Shout about?
We can help with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, relationship problems, bullying or if you're feeling overwhelmed.
Meet our volunteers
When you text SHOUT to 85258, you are connected to a trained, empathetic and listening Shout Volunteer. Meet some of the people who volunteer for Shout.